Ways to release stress

Set yourself up for a great new year with one of these stimulating summer reads

By |2016-11-28T19:30:28+10:00November 17th, 2016|Anxiety, Relationships Tips, Stress, Well - being|

Recently my colleague Jessica Fowler asked me to contribute a book to her monthly blog entitled “What your Therapists are Reading.”  As I scanned down the list of great books selected for November, it occurred to me that here in Australia we typically reach for the easy “beach read” at this time of year. I […]

7 tips for how to survive and thrive during the silly season

By |2017-06-11T17:40:52+10:00November 5th, 2016|Anxiety, Self confidence, Stress, Well - being|

This blog is back by popular demand! Two years ago many took heart and felt motivated to do something different with their Christmas. Including this blog reader who commented after reading it with:

I now spend Christmas Day with really good friends. I prioritise that over spending it with family. I see my family […]

Medicare and mental health – what you need to ask in this election campaign

By |2016-11-28T19:30:57+10:00June 19th, 2016|Anxiety, Depression, Stress|

The truth about mental health in this country.

Did you know there are 3.2 million Australians who suffer from a mental illness every year?

Suicide is the leading cause of death for Australians aged 15 – 44.

“It has been described as a national emergency. While the Turnbull government has begun to implement some structural reforms affecting […]

Useful reminders for clinicians from the International Childhood Trauma Conference Melb Aug 2014.

By |2016-11-28T19:31:15+10:00August 31st, 2014|Counselling Effectiveness, Relationships Tips, Stress|

*** Dr Stephen Porges reminds us : face to face with someone we love triggers neuronal networks in our brain & helps us regulate feelings


If you weren’t one of the 2000 people who managed to make it  to the International Childhood Trauma Conference held in Melbourne on Aug […]

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